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Turkmenistan|politics|April 25, 2024 / 10:02 AM
President of Turkmenistan receives British Foreign Secretary

AKIPRESS.COM - President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom David Cameron.

Expressing gratitude for the time devoted to the meeting, the guest conveyed greetings and best wishes to the head of Turkmenistan from King Charles III of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

During the meeting, it was emphasized that in its foreign policy, Turkmenistan adheres to the legal status of permanent neutrality, twice recognized by special Resolutions of the UN General Assembly, and carries out broad international cooperation in order to ensure peace, security and sustainable development on the planet.

Taking this opportunity, the head of state thanked the British side for supporting the initiatives put forward by Turkmenistan within the UN General Assembly. In particular, gratitude was expressed for the support of the Resolution “2025 – International Year of Peace and Trust” recently adopted at the initiative of Turkmenistan.

In order to further expand economic cooperation, according to the parties, it is advisable to use the capabilities of the Turkmen-British Trade and Industrial Council. The oil and gas industry, agriculture and new technologies were identified as promising areas of interaction.

One of the topics of discussion was the issues of climate change and its harmful effects on human life, which occupy an important place on the international agenda.

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that Turkmenistan fully supports the proposals of the international community in this direction and is carrying out specific activities in the field of green growth.

The parties also noted the wide opportunities available for developing cooperation in the cultural and humanitarian sphere. In this regard, emphasis was placed on intensifying bilateral cultural dialogue.

They expressed readiness for partnership with the British side in the field of education, in particular in the field of using targeted programs and promoting English language teaching.

At the end of the meeting, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs David Cameron exchanged wishes for good health and success in all endeavors.

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